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Annex I: Structure of the Global Foreign Exchange Market

Annex I: Structure of the Global Foreign Exchange Market »

Source: World Economic and Financial Surveys, 1993 : International Capital Markets: Part I

Series: World Economic and Financial Surveys

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1993

ISBN: 9781557752901

Keywords: foreign exchange, exchange rate, hedge, hedging, foreign exchange market

The foreign exchange market is the world’s largest financial market by virtually any measure. It is the only truly global financial market: currencies are traded in financial centers around the world, connec...

Chapter 1. Assessing Risks to Global Financial Stability

Chapter 1. Assessing Risks to Global Financial Stability »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2008 : Financial Stress and Deleveraging Macrofi nancial Implications and Policy

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 April 2009

ISBN: 9781616352332

Keywords: stock market, financial institutions, financial stability, hedge funds, hedge

The global financial system has undergone a period of unprecedented turmoil. Market confidence dwindled and has remained fragile, leading to the collapse or near-collapse of large, and in some cases systemic...

CHAPTER 1. ASSESSING RISKS TO GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY

CHAPTER 1. ASSESSING RISKS TO GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, October 2007 : Financial Market Turbulence Causes, Consequences, and Policies

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 October 2007

ISBN: 9781589066762

Keywords: capital inflows, hedge funds, hedge, risk management, financial stability

Following an extended period of exceptionally favorable financial market conditions, international markets have entered a difficult period. The current episode of turbulence represents the first significant...

Chapter 11. Commodity Price Volatility, Poverty, and Growth Inclusiveness in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Chapter 11. Commodity Price Volatility, Poverty, and Growth Inclusiveness in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Source: Commodity Price Volatility and Inclusive Growth in Low-Income Countries

Series: Books

Author(s): Rabah Arezki , Catherine Pattillo , Marc Quintyn , and Min Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 October 2012

ISBN: 9781616353797

Keywords: hedging, fiscal policy, inflation, terms of trade, food prices

Introduction The comparative advantage of sub-Saharan African countries predominantly lies in the export of commodities, whether they be oil, mineral, or agricultural. Managing devel...

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS

CHAPTER I ASSESSING GLOBAL FINANCIAL RISKS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2007 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

ISBN: 9781589066373

Keywords: Access to capital markets, Global Financial Stability Report, hedge funds, hedge, financial stability, bond, banking

Developments since the September 2006 Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) have been broadly in line with the baseline scenario of solid economic growth, while near-term economic risks have eased. Howeve...

Chapter I: Global Financial System Resilience in the Face of Cyclical Challenges

Chapter I: Global Financial System Resilience in the Face of Cyclical Challenges »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2006 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 2006

ISBN: 9781589065048

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bonds, bond, derivative, sovereign debt, hedge

Previous issues of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) have analyzed and assessed how the global financial system recovered from various shocks, including the bursting of the equity bubble in 2000–0...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 April 2004

ISBN: 9781589063280

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, hedge, pension, hedge funds

Exceptionally low short-term interest rates in the major financial centers contributed to resurgent economic growth and rising corporate earnings and to progress in strengthening corporate balance sheets, th...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2004 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063785

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, pension, pension funds, hedge, hedge funds, pension fund

Financial markets are adjusting with equanimity to the onset of the interest rate tightening cycle. The well-crafted communications strategy of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board prepared markets fully for the f...

Chapter II: Global Financial Market Developments

Chapter II: Global Financial Market Developments »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, April 2005 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 April 2005

ISBN: 9781589064188

Keywords: Global Financial Stability Report, pension, bond, bonds, investors, hedge

This chapter assesses current financial market conditions and risks, in particular the effects of continued abundant global liquidity and improving credit quality on mature and emerging financial markets, an...

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS

CHAPTER II GLOBAL FINANCIAL MARKET DEVELOPMENTS »

Source: Global Financial Stability Report, September 2003 : Market Developments and Issues

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 September 2003

ISBN: 9781589062368

Keywords: Markets, Global Financial Stability Report, bond, bonds, hedging, capital flows, bond yields

This chapter examines the impact of low interest rates across a wide range of mature and emerging markets. It notes that, on balance, financial stability concerns have eased. Household and corporate balance...